Primitive pottery from North Africa (the Rif in Morocco). Terracotta turtle figurine, monochrome designs, warm earthen colors.
Traditional female pottery from North Morocco (Rif). The small animal sculpture is handcrafted according to ancestral primitive techniques.
Those animals made of terra cotta are genuine tribal pieces of art. Geometric or abstracts patterns embellish the sculptures. Simultaneous art and craft, each primitive African pottery is one-of-a-kind.
Warm and earth shades, the decorations are tone-on-tone.
Women solely craft the modeled potteries. They usually make functional objects for rural life (pots and vessels used to carry water, drink, or preserve food). Berber women also build animals potteries to delight children.
Dimensions : 7x4x3 in — 18x11xh8 cm
The animal sculptures are handmade and are likely to have some imperfections that guarantee their authenticity.